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59 Dope Things On Amazon Prime That Have A Cult Following

It's hard to imagine that knife sets and hair brushes could inspire such fanatical enthusiasm, yet scroll through some of Amazon's highest-rated …

27 Dads Who Will Make You Laugh, Groan, And Possibly Wet Yourself

These guys got dad jokes for days.

In Loving Memory of Virgin America

The country's best domestic airline may be gone, but it won't soon be forgotten.<p>Virgin America, a U.S. airline that was as colorful as its founder, Sir Richard Branson, and ranked consistently among the best in America since it launched, has passed on. It was only ten years old.<p>Following an …

Alaska Airlines unveil new uniforms for 19,000 employees

Pilots walk the runway during an unveiling of Alaska Airline's new employee uniforms Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in SeaTac, Wash. Elaine Thompson, AP<p>Alaska Airlines flight attendants stand on the runway during an unveiling of new employee uniforms Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in SeaTac, Wash. Elaine …

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20 Amazing New Scifi and Fantasy Books to Add to Your Reading List in May

May brings M.R. Carey’s new tale set in the same zombified world as <i>The Girl With All the Gifts</i>, a surreal new short-story collection from Haruki …

Science Fiction

Here are some of the weirdest things flight attendants have seen in their line of duty

From experiencing the thrill of adventure to taking amazing vacations at little or no cost, there are a lot of unique perks to being a flight attendant.<p>But the job comes with its challenges as well.<p>Delays and flight cancellations, 4 a.m. wake-up calls and sporadic hours, weekends and holidays spent …

7 Netflix Original Movies That Are Worth Seeking Out

The streaming giant doesn't always make it easy to find the gems in its catalog, but that doesn't mean we can't help you dig them up.<p>Last week, in …

In Contagious Mood: Notes on Claude McKay’s New, Last Novel “Amiable with Big Teeth”

<i>RED MOODS, black moods, golden moods. Curious, syncopated slipping-over into one mood, back-sliding back to the first mood. Humming in harmony,</i> …

16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

'To Walk Invisible' brings to life the Brontes and the genius forged on the moors

Now, as a tribute to the 19th-century siblings who have become something of a public television franchise, 'To Walk Invisible' dramatizes the lives …

Literature

Scientists Are Working on the Ultimate Cure for Jet Lag

The longest flights in the world are just getting longer. Emirates’ latest route from Dubai to Auckland clocks in at a startling 16.5 hours — it’s …

22 Aesthetically Pleasing Ways To Make Your Bedroom Look More Organized

Unless you are a neat freak who keeps everything clean all the time, you know that <b>staying organized</b> can be really tough. This is especially true when …

Top 10 Ways to Stay Safe On Public Wi-Fi Networks

Free Wi-Fi is a windfall, especially if you’re working from the library or airport, or if you just want to save data on your phone or laptop. Still, …

The best Alexa skills to distract your kiddos

Easy Trick To Tie Shoelaces: Mum Shares Hack For Parents Of Kids Who Are Struggling

'Ingenious!'<p>A mum filmed her son demonstrating a trick to tie his shoelaces, which he learned because he had previously been unable to do them …

The New "O" Book Club: 12 Fiction Picks from President Obama

By Julianna Haubner | Off the Shelf<p>President Obama has made it clear over the past 8 years that books are a big part of his life--whether he's shopping on Small Business Saturday or releasing his vacation reading list. (Plus, he did an impressive interview with author Marilynne Robinson, which you …

The Top-Rated Nail Polishes on Amazon Right Now

Even a pristine salon manicure can end in second-day chips. So we took to Amazon to see which nail polishes real people are buying and raving about. Some of the findings might...

9 Books Fans Of 'The Crown' Should Read

The moment I began watching Netflix's <i>The Crown</i>, I fell hard for it. Set after World War II at the beginning of Queen Elizabeth II's reign, this drama …

Books

Flight Attendants Reveal The Secrets All Passengers Should Know

Never drink the coffee.<p>Flight attendants have been revealing behind-the-scenes secrets that passengers rarely know - and it makes for pretty …

How to Get Files from Your Mac into the iCloud Drive App on Your iPhone

With iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra, Apple has added multiple new tools for easily working across your devices. iCloud Drive, which was introduced with iOS 9, allows you to access files from your Mac on your iPhone. This process of transferring your Mac documents to your iPhone has become easy with iOS 10 …

Operating Systems

Why you should never take your shoes off on a flight - and other cabin crew revelations

Keep. Your. Shoes. On.<p>This is the resolute advice of a flight attendant revealing the insider secrets of what goes on at 35,000 feet.<p>“Keep your shoes on. The floor is so filthy it’s ridiculous,” the anonymous cabin crew member wrote on a Reddit thread when asked what it is passengers don't know …

These are Amazon’s picks for best books this January

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for something to keep you occupied before bed or on your commute to work this, January, we suggest checking out Amazon's …

Obama's 2016 Year in Photos: White House Photographer Reveals His Favorite Pics of the President

Say cheese, Mr. President!<p>For the eighth and final time, Chief White House photographer Pete Souza has unveiled his “Year in Photographs” of the …

18 Tips To Help You Save Storage Space On Your iPhone

One of the most irritating messages you might see on your iPhone is “Storage Almost Full.” And for those of you with iPhones that have between 8GB and 32GB of storage, there is a good chance that you see that message often.<p><b>1.) Back Up Your Photos And Videos And Delete Them</b><p>One of the biggest iPhone …

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16 science fiction and fantasy novels you don’t want to miss in January

Curl up this winter with a good book<p>It’s a new year, and just in case you wanted more to read after all the great books that 2016 gave us, prepare yourself. 2017 is going to have a ton of new books to dive into.<p>I always like January for this reason: it’s a good time to take a look at the rest of …

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The 5 best fiction books of 2016

<b>1. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead</b> (Doubleday, $27)<p>This year's National Book Award winner is "something much more interesting than a …